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March 22, 2022
The Extraordinary Response of Philanthropy Associations & Networks to COVID-19
United Philanthropy Forum

Jan. 7, 2022
Signs from the heart: Nonprofit increases access for deaf people of color in the Twin Cities
Star Tribune

Dec. 27, 2021
As You Reflect on 2021, What About a Legacy Letter?
Public News Service

Dec. 14, 2021
Eye On St. Paul Q&A: Robin Hickman-Winfield
Star Tribune

Nov. 11, 2021
Twin Cities artist works to 'Preserve' interactions often taken for granted
MPR News

Nov. 7, 2021
Welcome signs: Valerie Shirley helps Minnesota’s deaf Muslim community with everyday activities like filling out paperwork — and deeper concerns like understanding their religion.
Sahan Journal

Oct. 29, 2021
Meet the Honorees of the 15th Annual Facing Race Awards
TPT

Oct. 21, 2021
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Adds Casey Shultz to Staff
Twin Cities Business

Oct. 11, 2021
Laying the groundwork for equitable traffic-stop policies

Faribault Daily News

Oct. 8, 2021
Facing race with Victoria McWane-Creek
Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Oct. 5, 2021
Leveraging Equity to Defund Hate: Values-Aligned Philanthropy in Practice
Council on Foundations

Sept. 30, 2021
Mold Young Leaders, Share Power, and Acknowledge Injustice: Advice From Foundation Leaders of Color
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Sept. 24, 2021
Crisis responders: the state’s resourceful nonprofits, which navigated a year like no other
MinnPost

Sept. 22, 2021
Post-Census, Minnesotans urged to help more diverse population
Faribault Daily News

Sept. 8, 2021
Ramsey County attorney says he won't prosecute most felonies arising from low-level traffic stops
Star Tribune

Sept. 8, 2021
Ramsey County ending prosecuting most felony cases which started as low-level traffic stops
WCCO

July 7, 2021
Spotlight On: Dr. Eric Jolly, President, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Capital Analytics

July 1, 2021
Billboards across Twin Cities by Augsburg alums promote call for racial justice

Yahoo! News

June 16, 2021
What now, what next: Investing in anti-racism

MinnPost

June 7, 2021
Justice Work Continues Behind the Scenes, Post-Floyd

Public News Service

May 26, 2021
Scholarship Fund Created for Families of U.S. Healthcare Workers and Volunteers Lost to COVID-19

Star Tribune

May 7, 2021
'The View' celebrates AAPI heritage month
ABC News

April 14, 2021
Foundations: Advancing Equity Also Requires an Inward Look
Public News Service

April 9, 2021
Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation seeks nominations for anti-racism award
Pioneer Press

April 3, 2021
A plan to invest more in America from two Twin Cities investors
Yahoo! News

March 12, 2021
A year into pandemic, some efforts to help Minnesota health workers may be here to stay
Star Tribune

March 3, 2021
Community-led digital equity solutions reach more Minnesota students
PR Newswire

Feb. 19, 2021
Grants Emerge for Families Who Lost Healthcare Workers to COVID
Public News Service

Jan. 25, 2021
Resisting diversity could lead to termination
Pensions & Investments

Jan. 24, 2021
After scrambling to help others in a tumultuous year, the outlook for nonprofits in 2021? Dicey but hopeful
Pioneer Press

Jan. 23, 2021
In a tough year, donors came through for Minnesota's charities
Star Tribune

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2019 Facing Race Award Honorees Named

Tuleah Palmer and the Rev. Gloria Roach Thomas are recognized as the 2019 Facing Race Award recipients.

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Grants Support Innovative Criminal Justice Programs

Grantees are the Mitchell Hamline Law School Reentry Clinic and SEEN, a writing and photography project of We Are All Criminals.

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Ruth Buffalo to Keynote 2019 Facing Race Awards Program

The Foundation announced that North Dakota Rep. Ruth Buffalo will be the keynote speaker at its 2019 Facing Race Awards program.

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Foundation Welcomes Program Officer Kedar Hickman

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announced that Kedar Hickman has joined the organization as its newest program officer.

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Telling Stories of Minnesota’s Immigrants

Green Card Voices and other nonprofit organizations provide empowerment to immigrants and refugees.

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Foundation Grants $8.2 Million to Minnesota Nonprofits

Grants include funding community-informed and -led solutions for programs and services.

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Let’s Donate It All

Artist Louise Harris is all in when it comes to giving, with a legacy donor advised fund in her estate plan.

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Beauty in Healing

Reclaim helps Minnesota queer and trans youth access mental health services.

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Talking With Your Clients About Philanthropy

To ensure your clients are aware of their philanthropic options, here are some questions to ask during your next advisory meeting.

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Lunch With a Purpose

These diverse and mission-driven restaurants in Saint Paul and Minneapolis provide an inspiring venue for business lunches.

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Foundation Welcomes Mai-Anh Kapanke

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announced that Mai-Anh Kapanke has joined the organization as associate vice president of Philanthropic Services.

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Better Together

The Foundation and its donors have granted nearly $2 million to Catholic Charities to address homelessness.

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Foundation Welcomes Chief Investment Officer Shannon O’Leary

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announced that the Saint Paul native has joined the organization as CIO.

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The Nature of Giving

Donor advised fundholder Melanie Kleiss wants to preserve Minnesota land and wildlife.

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Spring Your Giving Forward

In the spirit of spring cleaning, here are some of our nonprofit grantees accepting non-monetary donations to serve their communities.

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